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745 Fort Street
17th Floor
Honolulu, HI, 96813
United States

Phone: 808-521-9500
Fax: 808-541-9050


Mitchell Imanaka ISHC
Managing Principal
Imanaka Asato LLLC

Industry Specialty

legal advice
time sharing vacation ownership consulting


condo hotels
time share & interval ownership

Geographic Areas

United States of America

Mission Statement

I will achieve the goals of the client.


Mitchell Imanaka has represented developers and lenders in Hawaii for 30 years. He has extensive experience in the time share and vacation ownership areas of the law, having worked on all of the major projects developed in Hawaii over the last fifteen years. He also has extensive experience in mixed-use development, condominiums and subdivisions, and has worked on a number of large projects in Hawaii in resort areas. He is a past Chair of the Condominium Review Committee of the Real Estate Commission of the State of Hawaii, and chaired the blue-ribbon committee that oversaw the successful recodification of Hawaii’s condominium laws.

Past Experience

Imanaka Kudo & Fujimoto, A Limited Liability Law Company (2001 to present)(Presently Managing Principal) Dwyer Imanaka Schraff Kudo Meyer & Fujimoto (1979 to 2001) (Managing Director 1988 to 2001)


Georgetown University Law Center (1979), University of Hawaii, Valedictorian, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi (1976)

Professional Memberships

American Bar Assn. (Timeshares & Recreational Common Interest Communities Section, Past Chair-Book Subcommittee) HI State Bar Assn. (Real Property & Financial Services Section-Director 1992-Present; Secretary 1994; Chair-Elect 1995; Chair 1996) Urban Land Institute (Full Member & Member, Hotel Development Council) American Resort Development Assn. (Director; National Chair-State Legislative Committee) ARDA International Research Foundation (Director 1994-2000) ARDA HI (Chair 1997-2005) Inter-Pacific Bar Assn. (Past Vice Chair, Committee on Legal Practice) Pacific & Asian Affairs Council (Director & VP) Real Estate Educators Assn., HI (President 1992) HI Assn. of Realtors

Representative List of Clients

Marriott Vacation Club International, Hilton Grand Vacations Club, Centex Destination Properties, Gencom Group (Ritz Carlton Club), Irongate (Trump International Hotel & Tower)

Articles and Publications

Editor - Hawaii Real Estate Law Manual (Fall, 1997) (The definitive work on real property and finance law in Hawaii.) Also author of the chapter on condominiums and planned unit developments. Manual Volumes II, III and IV. Author - "Timesharing in the 1990s" (Hawaii Bar Journal, Vol. I, No. 13, 1997).